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2015-03-19 23:03:48

Ticket Down announces that CONCACAF Gold Cup Tickets will be released to the general public at 10:00 a.m.

2015-03-15 23:01:19

According to Pres/CEO Duane Boise, "Air ambulance services need a technology such as the “EMED ALERT” Personal Health Record System to have accurate medical information and maintain medical

2015-02-25 16:28:09

650 Distributors Volunteer for "Day Of Service" & $5Million to Benefit Jamaican Students and Farming Community UNIONDALE, N.Y., Feb.

2015-02-13 23:04:40

Executive Chairman of Cool Group, Joe Issa, says medical marijuana could be Jamaica’s economic legacy, according to a newly released article in the North Coast Times newspaper published on January

2015-02-02 23:02:59

Live demonstrations and free trials of new broadband diagnostics tools will be available at the show in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) February

2015-01-21 23:04:02

Better Business Bureau (BBB) is spreading warnings of Publishers Clearing House fraud across the USA.

2014-12-18 23:10:13

Christmas comes earlier this year for Jamaican expats: 10% bonus on all Voice Credit orders placed on TelephoneJamaica.com Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) December

2014-12-02 23:07:29

Liquid E700 available at Digicel stores in Bermuda, Jamaica and the Turks & Caicos Islands San Jose, Calif.

2014-11-24 08:24:40

Surgeons complete 63 fistula placement surgeries in three hospitals DENVER, Nov.

2014-11-20 20:22:11

Jamaica's awe-inclusive resort destination to be unveiled in boombastic style MIAMI, Nov.


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Small Asian Mongoose, Herpestes javanicus
2012-11-07 13:49:30

The small Asian mongoose (Herpestes javanicus) is native to Southeast and South Asia, but it has been introduced into other areas. In the western area of its range, populations are sometimes known as a separate species, called the small Indian mongoose or the Indian mongoose. Its range includes the mainland area between Iraq and China and the island of Java. It can be found at elevations of up to 7,217 feet in these areas. The range in which it has been introduced includes Caribbean and...

Jamaican Rice Rat, Oryzomys antillarum
2012-07-04 11:09:29

The Jamaican rice rat (Oryzomys antillarum) is an extinct species of rodent that was once found in Jamaica. This rat is thought to have been a divergence of O. couesi, which can be found in mainland Central America. It is thought that this rat went extinct in the late 19th century due to habitat destruction and by predation and competition from introduced species like the mongoose and the brown rat. Elliott Coues noted two specimens of Oryzomys in his 1877 monograph about North American...

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2012-06-18 06:02:30

Symbol: CLMAJ Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N HI    N PR    N Synonyms:   CLJA Cladium jamaicense Crantz   CLLE Cladium leptostachyum Nees & Meyen   MAJA3 Mariscus jamaicensis (Crantz) Britton Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, FL, GA, HI, LA, MS, NC, NM, SC, TX, VA Classification:    ...

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2008-11-21 15:57:43

The Jamaican Boa (Epicrates subflavus), also known as the Yellow Snake, is a non-venomous species of boa native to Jamaica and the Goat Island. It is the only species in its genus and family. It is common in most limestone forests. Adults grow to an average of about 6 feet 6 inches in length. It is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ca. 1996). Its natural habitat is being destroyed , which forces them into inhabited areas, where they are captured and killed....

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2008-02-06 15:18:07

The Caribbean Dove (Leptotila jamaicensis), is a species of bird in the Columbidae family, which include doves and pigeons. It is found in Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, and Turks and Caicos Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

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Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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